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De La Rose

De La Rose
Sire Nijinsky
Dam Rosetta Stone
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Damsire Round Table
Gender Filly
Foaled 1978
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Dr. & Mrs. R. Smiser West &
MacKenzie Miller
Owner Henryk de Kwiatkowski
Trainer Woody Stephens
Record 26: 11-6-0
Earnings $544,647
De La Rose is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Rosetta Stone by Nijinsky. She was born around 1978 in the United States, and was bred by Dr. & Mrs. R. Smiser West &
MacKenzie Miller.
Major wins
Hollywood Derby (1981)
Athenia Handicap (1981)
Diana Handicap (1981)
Saranac Stakes (1981)
Long Branch Stakes (1981)
E. P. Taylor Stakes (1981)
U.S. Champion Female Turf Horse (1981)
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame (1982)
De La Rose Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on January 14, 2008

De La Rose (1978–2001) was an American Thoroughbred filly racehorse. Regally bred in Kentucky, she was the daughter of English Triple Crown champion Nijinsky. Her grandsire was U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Northern Dancer, and her damsire was another U.S. Hall of Famer, Round Table. She was purchased and raced by Henryk de Kwiatkowski, who later acquired the famed Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.

De La Rose, was voted the 1981 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Female Turf Horse, Retired to broodmare duty, she produced seven foals. On March 6, 2001, at age twenty-three, De La Rose was euthanized due to infirmities of old age.



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